John Piper

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Birthday
11, 1946
Birthplace
Chattanooga, TN
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
11, 1946 (age 73)
Birthplace
Chattanooga, TN

About

A Baptist theologian and author, he is known for such bestselling books as The Passion of Jesus Christ and Don't Waste Your Life.

Before Fame

He studied literature and philosophy at Wheaton College and later decided to join the ministry.

Trivia

He laid out in his books the views that men should lead families; that miracles still happen; and that achieving happiness is one way to become closer to God.

Family Life

His father was a traveling preacher and church painter who was away from the house much of the time.

Associated With

David Platt was another influential Baptist preacher and author.